Peng Zhang on May 10th, 2009

The beloved, warm and mischievous Siberian Husky (January 29, 2005 – May 10, 2009) passed away peacefully at a veterinarian clinic in Toronto, as a result of progressively worsening epilepsy (cluster seizures), a genetic central nervous system disorder.

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Peng Zhang on May 10th, 2009

Today Chocolate passed away at the vet’s clinic. I could still remember her baby-ish plaintive calls from last night; I could still see the helplessness in her staring but seemingly unseeing eyes; I could still remember her futile attempts at walking or even crawling. And yet,  the cold hard fact stares in my face that [...]

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Peng Zhang on May 5th, 2009

Chocolate is still in seizures. I saw her “prancing” about yesterday evening. She was making sudden starts and movements as if there was some unseen force that was goading her on. Today is her fourth day in seizures, and is expected on be on the return path to normal, based on her past seizure records.

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Peng Zhang on May 4th, 2009

Chocolate still in seizures, although at times she showed signs of being on the mend.

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Peng Zhang on May 2nd, 2009

This morning I could tell that Chocolate was not well when I came down the stairs: her head appeared to be a little wobbly and there were the tell-tale strands of wet fur around her mouth and neck. She did not give her typical welcome, and instead kept to herself. She must be fighting a [...]

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Peng Zhang on March 22nd, 2009

Called Anna Friday from work for more Phenobarbital, another two months’ worth – 150 tablets. She got them for me on Saturday at a rate of 28.667 cents per tablet, and I picked it up from her at 9:30pm. Did not have exact cash, offered a personal cheque for the exact amount of $45.15, thought [...]

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